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    Possible Shipping Damage: Best Way To Test NAS HDDs?

    I just received an order for the HGST 4TB NAS HDDs I purchased from NewEgg. There was a sale a few days ago and I decided to grab five of them. Well I wasn't too happy when the box they were shipped arrived looking pretty beat-up, courtesy of UPS. My NAS isn't up and running yet as I'm still...
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    My First NAS; DELL PowerEdge T20. Advice Needed

    1.) I'm considering FreeNAS but there's other flavors out there, like NAS4Free and OpenMediaVault just to name a few. I know there's a learning curve but are they mostly similar or does one stand out for some particular reason? 2.) HDDs come in different flavors and NAS specific drives are...
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    Reason(s) to Upgrade Roku 2 XD to the new Roku 3 ?

    Around the end of January, 2013, I got the Roku 2 XD. The ease of accessing Netflix and Amazon Prime was great and the kids like it a lot. So now there's the Roku 3 and I'm wondering if its worth upgrading. Other than the listening through a pair of headphones that plug into the remote control...
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    The Godfather Collection [Blu-ray] $17.99 (today only)

    This is a pretty good deal. $17.99 and free ship if you're a Prime member. The Godfather Collection (The Coppola Restoration) [Blu-ray] It's only for today as its an Amazon Deal Of The Day. I just grabbed myself a copy. Thought others might like to know.
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    Patriot Memory Warm? Supersonic Rage XT 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive: $49.99

    Patriot Memory Supersonic Rage XT 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive is on sale (today only) at AMAZON. Free shipping and a 5 year warranty seems like a good price on a quality flash drive. My first post to HotDeals so if not hot don't be too mean.:p
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    No USB... Do I really NEED USB?

    I'm really new to the whole idea of attaching a computer to a TV. I've always had a desktop computer and monitor and I just recently bought my first laptop via a Black Friday sale. So please understand these might sound like rather noob/dumb questions. But here goes. I'm leaning towards...
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    mSATA or Standard SSD?

    I recently bought an X230 from Lenovo as I just wanted a portable machine to supplement my desktop. So I ordered it with Win 7 64 Home Premium and the smallest/cheapest HDD, (320Gb, 7200 rpm drive). Its very new and I haven't put any software on it yet. The reason I ordered it with a small cheap...
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    Intel X25-M ($177 AR) Warm?

    the Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH120G2K5 is a NewEgg ShellShocker right now! Its $177 after a rebate card. Any warmth?
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    What PSU Would You Recommend for a File Server?

    I have been slowly acquiring the needed parts to build a files server and I noticed that the amount of SATA connectors varies by the PSU you select. I'm not sure at this point how many drives I'll be using in my WHS machine but I'd think it would be wise to get a PSU that allows for adding more...
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    Does Your Windows 7 Do This?

    I can't seem to find a software program that I have running that would cause this so I'm wondering if its Windows 7 itself.... Y'all know that sound, that clicking sound you hear when you're browsing folders or if you just click on a different drive on your PC? The typical windows generated...
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    Did I Get The Wrong Drives For My WHS Build?

    Well, I made one of the cardinal sins of computer building; I bought parts spread out over several months. In October of 2009 there was a Shell Shocker deal on These WD 1.5TB Green Drives . At the time I was thinking about building a WHS box. So when this damn SS deal popped up I jumped and...
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    If you could do it over... What would you choose for WHS?

    This is just my round-about way of asking what are some of the better motherboards to build a WHS on? I have an Athlon X2 BE-2350 and I don't know what to go with since I never built a WHS before. So I thought I'd ask you guys for some help and suggestions to see what you're using. TIA. :)
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    File Server Build. Advice Needed

    Hey guys, I'm quite new here on [H] and would like to ask your advice with regard to building a file server. I'm starting to realize I need to do some type of organization and keep my documents, music files and videos in one central place and be able to access them from any PC in my home...